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and neighbor of myanmar and burma, are you certain and do you believe president obama's visit is premature or appropriately timed? thank you? >> well, first of all i think it's important to recognize, david, this is not an endorsement of the burmese government. it's an acknowledgen't there's a process under way inside that country that even a year and a half ago, two years ago nobody foresaw. president hussein is taking steps that move us in a better direction. you have aungi san suu kyi. you've seen prisoners released. there's an articulated commitment for political reform. but i don't think anybody's under the illusion that burma's arrivinged, that they're where they need to be. on the other hand, if we waited to engage until they had achieved a perfect democracy, my suspicion is we'd be waiting an awful long time. and one of the goals of this trip is to highlight the progress that has been made but also to give voice to the much greater progress that needs to be made in the future. so when i address the burmese public as the first president who's ever visited that country, what they'll
obama choose to visit following his decisive re-election two weeks ago. we appreciate the significance, mr. president, and we thank you for being here today. president obama's visit is the perfect occasion to launch a celebration of 180 implemented next year. i thank both president obama and secretary clinton for actively promoting thai-u.s. relations and for constructing engagement asia. this afternoon i have the honors of accompanying the president for an audience with his majesty, the king. reflecting the relationship between our two countries at the highest level. lastly at the bilateral meetings we had productive and wide ranging discussion and a friendly partnership. thailand is the oldest treatied ally of the u.s. in asia and a long lasting one because of our shared commitment to democracy, human rights and free market. i expressed to the president that it is my firm commitment to the people to preserve and protect the democratic system, and i appreciate the support in thailand. i i agree that democracy will lead to economic process. as we agree that sell bratding is not enough,
that allow us to get in these predictaments and people die over it that bothers me the most. president obama visiting new york and touring the damage from hurricane sandy and one of the things elected officials were keen on is the exploitation of the victims by their businesses and hust levers. you had an interesting take on price gouging when it comes to gasoline prices. something that virtually everyone considers abhorrent and you have a take. >> what is yours. nmy first gripe is that it is branded as gouging. under certain circumstances prices go up. prices go up to prevent it from going up is called price fixing. it was known in the roman empire and one thing that happens, if you done allow prices to go up and send out information of increased supplies. you get shortages and then you get rationing. it makes no sense at all it is so aspect-market and anti-freedom and it ruined things and delays the inevitable and why we are struggling to solve the problem of shortage. the market works. and then the marketed're will adjust for it but people out of emotion say you can't have temperature he'
of security, one day ahead of president obama's visit insurgents focus of an investigation in a dead ly explosion. our top story as we go aren't world in 80 seconds: thailand, explosion killing one person in the southern part of the country. 20 others wounded. police suspect militants set off the remote controlled bomb hidden in a motorcycle. president obama set to arrive tomorrow on the first leg of his asian trip that will take him to burma and cambodia. australia, powerful storm pummeling brisbane, heavy rain and gale-force winds doing a lot of damage causing trees to sway, knocking down power lines leaving 6,000 hopes and businesses without electricity. parts of the city also hit with hail. spain, police are usually the ones keeping the protesters at bay. this time they are the protesters. 5,000 officers taking over the streets of madrid, angry over austerity cuts affecting their checks, including elimination of their christmas bonuses. china, very smart canine moved to the head of the class. the 3-year-old dachshund can do arithmetic. barking out the correct answers to four math qu
into these predicaments and people die over it. that's what bothers me the most. >> president obama visiting new york friday, touring the damage from hurricane sandy. one of the things all the elected officials were very keen on was the exploitation of the victims by either businesses or unscrupuloussi hustlerrs. had an interesting take on priceg gouging when it comes to gasoline prices, something that virtually everyone considers abhorrent. what is your take? >> well, my first gripe is that it's automatically branded as gouging. well, under certain circumstances prices go up. prices go up for certain reasons. to prevent prices from going up, that's called price fixing. this has been around for about 2000 years. it was known in the roman empire. one thing that happens if you don't allow prices to go up and send out the information to increase supply, you get shortages. when you get shortages, you get rationing. look at what happened. it makes no sense at all. it's so anti-market and anti-freedom and itnd ruins this and delays the inevitable. that's why they're still struggling to solve the problem of
killed 43 new yorkers. more than half of them lived on staten island where president obama visited thursday. >> i promised to everybody that i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we're going to be here until the rebuilding is complete, and i meant it. >> the president made that promise in staten island's beach community in front of what's left of dominic's small store and his childhood home. he moved into that modest house with his family at 13. >> this house, we moved here in 1959. about four or five years later we got married and bought the house up the street and then my mom passed away in 1992 around i bought the house. i rents the house and i riverlin social security. a little bit here, a little bit there. now i've got a problem. now i've got to go back to work. >> reporter: treanor says now it's time to call another place home. >> right now we're living in the basement. we've got nothing. >> reporter: now the more important question is not so easy to answer. how do you start over. >> at 66 years old? i don't know. i really don't. >> reporter: well, there's at le
permission there have been no reports of anybody being hard up president obama is visiting thailand as part of a southeast asia to work toward the white house says the obama relationship with asia will play a critical part in the second term on his foreign policy. all of also plans a regional summit in cambodia and will be the forest vi president to visit fit president to visit myanmar.... the death toll is rising as israel troops and palestinians trade fire over the gaza border. an israeli air strike destroyed the palestinian cabinet headquarters and gaza, in response to rockets shot from gaza towards israel. >> israel says one rocket was blocked saturday morning as it headed straight from tel aviv. the conflict in this region is intensifying. as thousands of troops are being mobilized in the isreali/gaza border. >> this continued hostility is fueling and settlement. fueling-uncertainty. -- >> the isreali and the palestinians remain at odds and they are hoping to find a peaceful resolution. >> the popular of ride sharing supe servi have been fined $20,000 by the public utilities commission
and they ordered a prisoner of am necessary city ahead of -- amnesty ahead of president barack obama's visit. >>> and demonstrating on the campus requested a, when this video went -- campus quad when this went. >> viral, they retired in april after an independent report criticized. the rally is planned at uc davis tomorrow. they are urging banks to stop foreclosing banks this season and they are protesting at market and 15th into a temporary homeless shelter. they are turning the area into assume kitchen for an even eye -- anti-eviction notice. >>> the men's health urban at long race kicked off at 7:00 at fisherman's wharf and thousands of runners are going through an and tackle course in the city. runners also want to do things like scale boxing with a d-j- and food and drinks. >>> good evening it is a nice morning, a live morning with a mix of sun and clouds, and many of us are working up with a lot more sunshine than what we had yesterday. we have a dry morning and we don't need that umbrella. even a little bet of that, i want to point you to the seer why where we do continue with the st
in thailand hours before president obama's visit. he's there kicking off the first leg of his visit in asia, two were killed after detonating a bomb at a train. the second attack, one person died when a motorcycle bomb exploded. a such continues for the remaining crew member missing from the oil rig explosion in the gulf of mexico. the body of the other missing crew member was found by the drivers after the coast garden terd the search. and the coast guard says no oil leaked from the platform, concerns that this would be another disaster just like the explosion two years ago. in northeast ohio one man set up camp last thursday and calmed out for nine or has done this for the last nine years. >> when you have five kids and limited income what you want to be able to do, provide for them and get them decent christmas presents. >> most are pros, coming equipped with heaters, grills, mattresses, making it a home away from home. >> a few things i'm worried about, putting the heaters inside the tents. >> not a good idea. >> don't light up the propane stove. >> and i saw that guy on steady diet of
at citibank. . >>> one of the big stories we're following at this hour, president obama's historic trip to asia. it's historic because it will mark the first time a sitting president visited burma, also known as myanmar. phil neville previews the trip. >> reporter: president obama is traveling to southeast asia hoping to expand relations with countries in the region. this is his fifth strip to -- trip to asia in four years and centers around a visit to burma. the country's in the process of transitioning from decades of authoritarian rule to a democratic system. secretary of state hillary clinton said burma is a prime example of a formerly militaristic regime changing its ways. >> the cost of economic sanctions and the benefits of rejoining the global economy help spur the government to begin opening up. >> reporter: over the past year, burma introduced sweeping reforms, including holding elections, easing rules and protests, relaxing sensorship and freeing dissidents. the president will meet with the most public figure at her home where she was held under house arrest for more than two
as president obama visited asia. israel dropped bombs as the ground war increases. in thailand president obama commented on the confrontation. the president said israel has the right to defend itself. >> israel has ever right to expect that it does not have missiles fired in to its territory. if that can be accomplished without a ramping up of military activity in gaza, that's preferable. >> we will have more on the middle east and a live report from tel aviv in a few i minutes. explosive reaction on the probe in to the attacks on benghazi with both sides arguing over who's to blame for what some characterize as a catastrophic intelligence failure or cover-up. >> you believe the president or anyone serving the president deliberately mislead the american public about the attack for political reasons. >> absolutely not. >> that's correct. >> i blame the president more than anybody else. susan rice is a player here. was he informed of the june attack on our consulate where they blew a hole 40 people could go through? was he aware of the august 15th cable where he was steve s said we can't stand a
not believe it's a hundred calories. well ok then, new yoplait greek 100. it is so good. ♪ >> president obama on his way to asia now. on monday, he will be the first sitting american president to visit me and mark -- myanmar. >> president obama took off for asia on his first overseas trip since winning reelection. he will be attending a summit of asian leaders of the cambodia and stopping in the myanmar where he will meet a fellow nobel laureate. he cannot escape the looming crisis in the middle east. >> we are one step short of an all out ground operation in the dots that. >> israel has deadlyl attacks with hamas. or risk taking the nation over fiscal cliff that could imperil the economy. susan rice and her statements about the day attack in benghazi and whether they make are unfit to serve as secretary of state. david petraeus was not talking about a sex scandal that is still sending shock waves through the capital. for the peasant -- president, no vacation after a busy week. >> there is no let up in the air battle between israelis and palestinian militants in gaza. 160 rockets launched int
and the diocese are now investigating. >> coming up, president obama begins his three day tour of southeast asia. his first overseas trip since his re-election. what he's saying about tomorrow's historic visit to myanmar. and the holiday season kicks off in san francisco. we will have a >> new this morning, president obama has arrived in thailand the first stop on his three-nation tour of southeast asia. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton are making -- and the us ambassador met and exchange the guests and pleasantries. it includes the first-ever residential stop in myanmar, also known as burma. president obama said his visit to myanmar will not be an endorsement of its government but rather as a sign of progress. the president returns it washington late wednesday, just in time for thanksgiving. >> the president are urging the republicans to give a little to raising tacks on the wealthy to extend middle class tax cuts and avoid the doomsday scenario that camps on january 1st if there's no agreement. the so-called fiscal cliff is real without a deal by january 1st tacks are set
, but people are both sides of the border are living in fear. >>> president obama made his first public comments about the crisis today while overseas on a historic three-nation tour of southeast asia, including the first-ever visit by an american president to myian mar. chuck todd is traveling with the president. >> reporter: the president touched down at bangkok on sunday on a three-day whirlwind trip to east asia. he used a joint press congress fence with the prime minister of thailand to strongly support israel's right to defend lisits. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside it's borders. we fully support israel's right to defend itself. >> reporter: the president issues a plea to allies of the palestinians playing on their hope that including a palestinian state next to israel. >> if we see a further escalation of the strikes on gaza, then the likelihood of getting back on any kind of a peace track that leads to any kind of solution is going to be pushed off way into the future. >> reporter: tomorrow the president makes
football. president obama is making an historic trip to asia this weekend. headed to a summit to strengthen relations with america's allies. monday the first sitting u.s. president to visit myanmar. brian moore has the story. >> randy: president obama took off for asia on his first overseas trip since winning re-election. attending a summit in cambodia and stopping in myanmar where he will meet opposition leader and fellow nobel laureate . >> i think we are one step short of an all out ground operation in gaza. >> israel, and deadly attacks on hamas. the president is trying to make peace with congressional republicans at home. they have until december 31st to compromise on tax cuts and spending. or risk taking the nation over the fiscal cliff that could imperil the economy. meanwhile, law makers are waging partisan battles over u.n. ambassador susan wright. whether it makes her unfit to serve as secretary of state. hearings, brought david petraeus out of seclusion. he wasn't talking about the sex scandal that is sending shock waves through the capital. for the president, post election trip,
news sunday. i'm melanie alnwick. coming up, president obama kicks off his three-day visit to southeast asia. plus, tense moments in dubai. wait until you see the video of a high rise fire. first, let's get a check of how things look outside. a live look now from -- what was going to be veterans plaza in silver spring. don't know if that's a cloudy day or cloudy lens. good morning, gwen. >> the clouds are rolling in, and we are going to see them increase into the course of the day. so still going to have sunshine. not going to be all cloudy. beginning with our satellite radar composite, high clouds. sunny breaks in the morning to mid-part of the day before the clouds start to take over a little bit. here is a look at the numbers from yesterday. right on the mark, close to where we should be pretty much. few degrees above. 55 at reagan national airport. 58 dulles. 53 at bwi thurgood marshall. chilly start to the morning. 46 annapolis. 39 baltimore. 42 d.c. dulles at 34. 32 at frederick. cumberland only 27 degrees. today we'll be warming up to about 54, becoming mostly cloudy into the cou
money before taking off. fortunately, the victim not hurt. >>> new this morning, president obama in thailand, where he kicks off a four-day trip throughout southeast asia. the president holding a dual press conference with thailand prime minister. and he secretary of state hillary clinton visited a monday's tear, and president obama told the monks that he needs a lot of prayer to be able to solve the upcoming fiscal cliff. the president will also travel to myanmar, the first time a sitting president has visited that country. he'll wrap up a trip with a stop in cambodia. >>> to a developing story in the middle east. missile strikes against buildings that house hamas' media operation. israelis and palestinians have combined. firing more than 350 rockets at each other in the past 24 hours. thousands of israeli forces assembled near the gaza border awaiting possible orders toin said that region. egypt's lead errs in the middle of the dispute and say a cease-fire between the two sides is possible. mohamed morsi met with leaders in turkey and qatar and ahead of hamm as. there are no gu
now is 6:26. 35 degrees at bwi marshall. >> president obama has an asia trip. why his visit is seen by many as a landmark. >> we are keeping an eye on the weather as we head into the thanksgiving holiday. temperatures are starting of cold, but they should be warming up into the week. >> welcome back. thank you for joining us. >> it looks like the forecast is great for thanksgiving week. >> we are starting off a little on the cold side, especially as a good to the down side account -- downtown area. 36 at bwi-marshall. the forecast for today, high temperatures 50-55. scattered clouds coming in from the south and east. the sun coming up 7 at 6:54. winds northeast. as we mentioned, high-pressure belts into the holiday. it should turn out nice. >> president obama is in asia for his summit to shore up relations with allies and the pacific. he will be the first sitting president to visit. >> president obama took off for asia on his first overseas trip since winning reelection. he will be attending a summit in cambodia. he will meet opposition leader and fellow nobel laureate. still, he ca
this morning, president obama landed in thailand to kick off a four-day trip around southeast asia. the president will meet with the king and president of thailand and tour a local monastery. he'll visit myanmar. mr. obama will wrap up a trip with the stop in cambodia. >>> israel expanding its range of attacks on the gaza strip, including missile strikes against buildings that hamas media operations. israeli and palestinian forces continue to fire missiles back and forth. israel launched 200 missiles, killing at least 12 palestinians, thousands of israeli forces are awaiting possible orders to invade the region. >>> egypt's leaders are in the middle of this dispute, a cease-fire between the two sides is possible. mohamed morsi met with leaders of turkey, qatar, and the leaders of hamas there are no guarantees, but working to try to ensure a cease-fire. benjamin netanyahu says he's willing to discuss a cease-fire when hamas agrees to stop rocket fire from gaza. >>> thousands expected to march in washington, in opposition to the controversial keystone pipeline. the event organized by
. >>> president obama left today for a historic trip to asia. mr. obama will become the first u.s. president to visit myanmar, also known as burma. that nation is moving towards democracy after decades of civil war and military rule. he will also stop in thailand and cambodia, where he will attend an east asia summit. this is the president's fourth trip to asia since he became president. >>> man wins over electronics. at least for now. human tolltakers get to keep their jobs a little while longer at the golden gate bridge. what's delaying the new electronics toll taking system. >> it's not if but when so that's why it's so important to be prepared. >> life changing disaster could happen at any time in the bay area. what you need to know before the worst happens. ,, ,,,, you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will al
, mr. obama makes history when he becomes the first u.s. president ever to visit myanmar. the state department is update how it deserves security for diplomatic efforts around the globe. secretary hillary clinton will monitor where forces are deployed so they can travel to help out emergencies in state department facilities if needed. the change comes in the midst of congressional hearings that are critical of how the obama administration handled the attack on gaza. democratic congressman ron barbour bested -- >> rescue crews have found a man's body in the gulf of mexico. they believe he is one of the two crewmembers missing after an explosion on an oil blat form. the body has not been identified yet. >>> the crisis in the middle east has intensified and we'll meet someone who's inside the inner circle in the white house, we'll ask what's going on behind closed doors right now. the wheels of progress haven't been very active lately. but because of business people like you, things are beginning to get rolling. and regions is here to help. making it easier with the expertise and servi
visits myanmar, something no president of the united states has ever done. mr. obama wraps up his tour in cambodia where he'll attend the east asia summit. we are getting some new details about what may have happened in the moments before a train collided with a truck during a parade. four military vets died in the accident. and a neighborhood bar damaged by sandy becomes the lifeline the community now needs. [ male announcer ] citi turns 200 this year. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambion to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ >>> now an update on the horrifying crash that killed four veterans at a texas parade last week. federal officials say video footage shows the truck carrying the veterans tried to cross the rail tracks while the warning lights were, indeed, on. a vigil was held last night for those killed when the train slamme
know will ask me, president obama, during his first term, chose not to visit israel permanenty, in his capacity as president. he is on an asian tour right now, talking a lot about economics and the economies -- he was in thailand this morning. should he be in the region right now? >> maybe not in the region right now because the negotiations that are going on would just be distracted by the president being on the ground out there. but he certainly needs to make a trip out to the region. he needs to make a trip to israel and to some of the other countries, like jordan in the region, to reassure the people that we are indeed engaged and will be engaged in the future. >> jamie: all right. ambassador, thank you very much for being with us. i appreciate your insight on it. i am sure, like us, you must be hearing from people in the region who are gravely concerned, right? >> absolutely. on botheds. people are very, very nervous. they don't want to see a war. everybody loses in a war. there has to be a way out of this. >> jamie: i hope so, sir. nice to meet you. thank you, ambassador walker.
with thailand's king. today he visits myanmar, something no u.s. president has ever done before. mr. obama wraps up his tour in cambodia where he'll attend the east asia summit. >>> a long beach
visited the white house multiple times in the last four years. broadwell visited once in 2009 and 2011. hillary clinton weighed in on avoiding the fiscal cliff. she's in singapore this weekend, she'll join president obama next week for the east asia summit. both republicans and democrats must come up with a plan to avoid across the board increases and budget cuts set to go into effect january 1st. she called it important for the u.s. economy and national security. >> reaching a deal is critical to both. it will shore up our ability to project economic power around the globe. strengthen our position in the competition of ideas, shaping the global marketplace, and remind all nations that we remain a steady and dependable partner. >> president obama met with congressional leaders from both parties yesterday to start the long process of hammering out a deal. both sides remain confident they can find common ground before christmas. >>> a special day for some new d.c. families. the foster children officially adopted today at the city's annual adoption day. >>> after a beautiful sunny day, ch
. aarp medicarerx saver plus. call now or visit your local walgreens for more information. >>> the president meets with members of the 2012 olympic team. this photo released by the white house, shows mr. obama imitating, mthe not impressed look. caught during the medal ceremony in london. the president was an avid watcher of the olympics this summer and talked to all five members uh the u.s. women's gymnastics team by phone from the campaign trail in hoip hohir they won gold. right now check in with comb comcast sports net. what's going on around the bay area. i need to do the not impressed look. >> that looked pretty good. you are beautiful you can do that. i am already ugly the i am not going to get uglier. will not give it an attempt at all. coming back, we will talk football. will alex smith play monday night. hear what one teammates says the qb must do before he can get back on the field. the pac 10 title on the line at the rose bowl. could usc take the brown from this a cross town rivals. find out next in sports. >>> welcome back. stanford is thinking upset. cardinal
, bianna and dan. >>> president obama arrived in thailand this morning, the first stop on an historic three-day visit to asia looking to develop a bigger presence there during his second term as a count counterbalance to china. tomorrow he becomes the first sitting president to travel to myanmar also known as burma which had been under military rule until very recently. >>> and the company that owned the oil platform that exploded in the gulf of mexico friday said it will keep searching for the one worker who remains missing much the body of the other worker was recovered by private divers after the coast guard suspended its search. four others remain in the hospital with severe burns. >>> also in the gulf a search of a different kind in connection with a rash of violence targeting dolphins. the hunt is on for the attackers responsible for this, a string of disturbing dolphin attacks up and down the gulf coast. >> we responded to one dolphin from alabama that had its tail cut off. we're responding this morning to a dolphin on ship island with its lower jaw cut off and in the last week, we h
, but could we see a ground war in gaza before it's all over? >> asia tour. president obama arrives overseas to strengthen economic and political ties in asia, including a visit to myanmar, the first u.s. president to do so. >> j-date. jewish singles using their faith and the web to find the perfect love match. it's our paces of pait. >>> and end of an icon. the maker of twinkies, wonder bread and ding dongs says good-bye. >> i'm viktor blackwell in for randi kaye. >> i want to start this hour with something we heard from israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu this morning. we are prepared for a significant expansion of the operation. he is talking about the possibility of ground troops going in behind the air strikes on gaza. israeli war planes have been hammering gaza city for the past few days. ham whereas militants inside gaza have been pirg back matching israel bomb for bomb with their rockets. that has sent civilians scrambling for cover. our frederick plankin is live in southern israel, and i can see that you are standing there with something over your shoulder, a part of israel's
, that's preferable. >> reporter: here in thailand, mr. obama's wrapping up the first leg of a three-nation tour, visiting what one analyst calls the troubled children. he goes to burma and cambodia, in burma to urge in theic process and in cambodia, despite the lack of it, there was a wat pot monastery, with the reclining buddha and asked the monk there for prayers, for talks to avert the fiscal cliff. >> i always believe in prayer. i believe in prayer when i go to church, bam home and if a buddhist monk is wishing me well, i am going to take whatever good vibes he can give me. >> reporter: the president says he's confident he and the congress can reach a deficit reduction agreement. a lot of analysts think that's one of two questions likely to be most asked by the leaders in the summit in cambodia. the other is who will replace secretary of state hillary clinton. >> shannon: we know you had travel troubles. be safe and see you soon. our next guest is from tel aviv. the former chief of staff to israeli prime minister netanyahu. sir, thank you for joining us today. what is the situat
doctor your medical history and find an arthritis treatment for you. visit celebrex.com and ask your doctor about celebrex. for a body in motion. >>> let's move now from the middle east to far east. that's where president obama is right now. he's in thailand with the first stop on a three-country tour that includes myanmar and cambodia. he'll talk about the spread of democracy in the region. he's already met with thailand's king today. he's there with secretary of state hill rary clinton as wells thailand's minister yingluck shinawatra. of course, we'll take you to that live when it happens. >>> a victim of the safeway shooting in tucson, arizona, last january won a tight race for congress yesterday. [ chanting ] >> that's democrat ron barber. he was gabby giffords's aide when a gunman tried to assassinate her. he was elected to term. he beat. 1,400 votes was the margin. with his win democrats have a net gain of six seats in the house. >>> republican senator marco rubio arrived in ohio. you know what that means. some speculation is an early visit for a possible 2016 run for the white
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